Solo Tour Guides
To fully appreciate Chisinau you need to book a Solo Tour Guide, your local friendly tour guide. He will be able to show you around like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites, places off the beaten track or discover new experiences, the Solo Tour Guide is there to help you. He looks after your safety and welfare at all times.
Nicolai has a passion for the history and culture of his country Moldova. He first graduated from the Faculty of History. Then afterwards became a tour guide. Thereby combining his love for history and his desire to meet new people from all over the world. With four years of guiding under his belt, he understands the importance of listening, safety and information at his finger tips. In addition to showing his guests the main points of interest, Nicolai enjoys showing them those hidden gems. Therefore his guests can get an insight into the culture and true throb of the city. Book Nicolai as your guide in Moldova. You will be booking an intelligent guy whose enthusiasm shines through and through.
Nicolai is 30 years old, a non smoker and speaks English, Russian, Bulgarian and Romanian.
Total cost for the guide services of Nicolai with his car for a full day of 8 hours = a non refundable deposit of 45 US dollars by Paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS 100 US dollars in cash to Nicolai after his services. Total 145 US dollars.
Alternatively for the guide services of Nicolai with his car for half a day of 4 hours = a non refundable deposit of 25 US dollars by Paypal or major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express) PLUS 60 US dollars in cash to Nicolai after his services. Total 85 US dollars.
This does not include entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.
Nicolai uses his Toyota Prius+ Hybrid for his tours.
How To Book A Solo Tour Guide
To book any of our Solo Tour Guides please go to the enquiry form.
Or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively whatsapp +94-76-630-1069.
Remember a Solo Tour Guide looks after your safety and welfare at all times.
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Highlights of Chisinau
Chisinau is the capital of Moldova. Part of the former Eastern block, many of its buildings have that Soviet era look about them. However let us say its lack of tourism make it an authentic and charming place to visit. With a total population of 3.55 in Moldova, just under a fifth live in Chisinau.
Nestled in between the Ukraine and Romania, Moldova has gained fame in the wine sector. The region of Nistreana for example is famous for reds. Moreover Codru has some of the largest wine cellars in the area. In Chisinau you can also visit wine cellars. With Milestii Mici being the deepest wine cellar in the world, the activity of wine tasting of course is a must. Try ending with a sweet white dessert wine called “Margaritar”. It comes highly recommended.
Chisinau is home to the country’s administrative and commercial centre. So it is pleasant to find some of the open places to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
The top tourist attraction in Chisinau is the Dendrarium Park. In spring the blooming flowers are beautiful, and in autumn you have the splendor of the changing colours of the leaves. There is also a small pond with water lilies. A great place to relax and unwind as you stroll along its footpaths.
Stefan cel Mare Park is also a hit with tourists and locals alike. Centred in the hub of the city, you can visit a monument dedicated to Alexander Pushkin, the Alley of the Classics and a monument of Stefan the Great after whom the park is named. A popular meeting place is the water fountain in the park. With over 100 benches around the park there is ample space for sitting down . And plenty of restaurants and bars too. Another park worth visiting may be the Valea Morilor.
Close by to Stefan cel Mare Park is the Triumphal Arch. Built to commemorate the Russian victory over the Ottoman empire, it stands across government buildings. With the national flag waving in the wind it is a popular photo shoot for tourists. After all it is very much a national symbol.
The Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame is a memorial to the soldiers who died in World War II. Set in pleasant grounds, the armed guards add to the atmosphere of the place. However to understand the history of Moldova, visit the Muzeul National de Istorie a Moldovei. The National History Museum of Moldova. Another popular museum you may wish to visit is the National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History. This is a natural history museum with oriental style architecture. Opened in late 19th century, in addition to seeing stuffed animals there is a section on Moldovan costumes.
The Nativity Cathedral, Catedrala Nasterea Domnului, is an Orthodox Church. Originally built in 1830 its adjoining bell tower was destroyed by the Communists after World War II. Then rebuilt in 1997 in a simple style, harmonious to the style of the cathedral. The inside though is more impressive than the exterior. It has a pretty dome and plenty of colourful mosaics. Being the main church in the area, it gets filled with local people during service times especially at weekends.
For religious art a good choice is St. Theodor Tiron Convent. However if you wish to see more contemporary pieces, then head to the National Museum of Moldovan Art.
For a true insight into Chisinau, book a Solo Tour Guide, your local friendly guide.
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